AIR CONDITIONING UNIT REMOVAL

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

CAUTION:

Some of these service operations affect the SRS airbag system. Read the precautionary notices concerning the SRS airbag system before servicing Click here.

PROCEDURE


  1. PRECAUTION

    Note

    After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the auxiliary battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the auxiliary battery terminal notice before proceeding with work Click here.

  2. RECOVER REFRIGERANT FROM REFRIGERATION SYSTEM

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  3. DRAIN ENGINE COOLANT

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  4. REMOVE FRONT FLOOR COVER RH (for Front Floor Cover Type A)

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  5. REMOVE CENTER FRONT FLOOR COVER (for Front Floor Cover Type B)

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  6. REMOVE FRONT FLOOR COVER RH (for Front Floor Cover Type B)

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  7. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM AUXILIARY BATTERY NEGATIVE TERMINAL

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  8. REMOVE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR AND LINK

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  9. REMOVE FRONT NO. 1 VENTILATOR SEAL

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  10. REMOVE FRONT AIR SHUTTER SEAL RH

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  11. REMOVE INNER COWL TOP TO COWL BRACE

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  12. REMOVE OUTER COWL TOP PANEL

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  13. DISCONNECT SUCTION TUBE SUB-ASSEMBLY B


    1. A004EYX

      Remove the bolt.

    2. Turn the hook connector clockwise and disconnect the suction tube.

    3. Remove the O-ring from the suction tube.

      Note

      Seal the openings of the disconnected parts using vinyl tape to prevent the entry of moisture and foreign matter.

  14. DISCONNECT LIQUID TUBE SUB-ASSEMBLY A


    1. Disconnect the liquid tube.

    2. Remove the O-ring from the liquid tube.

      Note

      Seal the openings of the disconnected parts using vinyl tape to prevent the entry of moisture and foreign matter.

  15. DISCONNECT WATER HOSE SUB-ASSEMBLY B


    1. A004GHL

      Slide the clip and disconnect the water hose from the air conditioning unit.

  16. DISCONNECT WATER HOSE SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A004EHI

      Slide the clip and disconnect the water hose from the air conditioning unit.

  17. REMOVE LOWER INSTRUMENT PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY

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  18. REMOVE STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY (for LHD)

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  19. REMOVE STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY (for RHD)

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  20. REMOVE HEATER TO REGISTER DUCT ASSEMBLY (w/ Navigation System)


    1. A004G4D

      Disengage the clamp and disconnect the wire harness.

    2. A004G82

      Disengage the 3 claws and remove the heater to register duct.

  21. REMOVE HEATER TO REGISTER DUCT ASSEMBLY (w/o Navigation System)


    1. A004G82

      Disengage the 3 claws and remove the heater to register duct.

  22. REMOVE NAVIGATION ANTENNA ASSEMBLY (w/ Navigation System)

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  23. REMOVE DEFROSTER NOZZLE ASSEMBLY


    1. A004F35

      Disconnect the connectors and disengage the clamps, then disconnect the wire harness.

    2. A004FL1

      Disengage the 2 claws and 3 guides and remove the defroster nozzle.

  24. REMOVE REAR NO. 2 AIR DUCT (for Cold Area Specification Vehicles)


    1. A004FME

      Open the floor carpet so that the air duct can be removed and installed from the vehicle.

    2. A004F4X

      Disengage the 2 claws and remove the air duct.

  25. REMOVE REAR NO. 4 AIR DUCT (for Cold Area Specification Vehicles)


    1. A004EC6

      Disengage the 2 claws and remove the air duct.

  26. REMOVE REAR NO. 3 AIR DUCT (for Cold Area Specification Vehicles)


    1. A004E68

      Disengage the 2 claws and remove the air duct.

  27. SEPARATE DRAIN COOLER HOSE


    1. A004EKW

      Separate the drain cooler hose.

  28. REMOVE NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL BRACE SUB-ASSEMBLY (except Cold Area Specification Vehicles)


    1. A004FDP

      Disengage the 2 clamps.

    2. Remove the 2 bolts, nut and screw, then remove the instrument panel brace.

  29. REMOVE NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL BRACE SUB-ASSEMBLY (for Cold Area Specification Vehicles)


    1. A004FIB

      Disengage the 2 clamps.

    2. Remove the bolt and disconnect the ground wire.

    3. Remove the 2 bolts, nut and screw, then remove the instrument panel brace.

  30. REMOVE REAR NO. 1 AIR DUCT (for Cold Area Specification Vehicles)


    1. A004FGD

      Disengage the 2 claws and remove the air duct.

  31. REMOVE INSTRUMENT PANEL JUNCTION BLOCK ASSEMBLY


    1. A004FZL

      Disengage the clamps.

    2. Disconnect the connectors on the front side.

    3. Remove the bolt and separate the instrument panel junction block.

    4. A004EFZE06

      Disconnect the back side connectors and remove the instrument panel junction block as shown in the illustration.

  32. SEPARATE INSTRUMENT PANEL WIRE (for LHD)


    1. A004FHW

      Disconnect the connectors.

    2. Remove the screw.

    3. Disengage the 2 clamps and separate the connector holder.

    4. A004GA3

      Remove the screw and the connector holder.

    5. A004E36

      Disconnect the connectors.

    6. Remove the bolt.

    7. Disengage the 3 clamps and remove the connector holder.

    8. A004GAD

      Disconnect the 2 connectors.

    9. Disengage the clamp and disconnect the instrument panel wire.

    10. Remove the bolts and disconnect the ground wire.

      A004FPL
    11. Disconnect the connectors and clamps, then separate the instrument panel wire.

  33. SEPARATE INSTRUMENT PANEL WIRE (for RHD)


    1. A004FHW

      Disconnect the connectors.

    2. Remove the screw.

    3. Disengage the 2 clamps and separate the connector holder.

    4. A004EZ4

      Remove the screw and the connector holder.

    5. A004E36

      Disconnect the connectors.

    6. Remove the bolt.

    7. Disengage the 3 clamps and remove the connector holder.

    8. A004FI9

      Disconnect the 2 connectors.

    9. Disengage the 3 clamps and disconnect the instrument panel wire.

    10. Remove the bolts and disconnect the ground wire.

      A004ETD
    11. Disconnect the connectors and clamps, then separate the instrument panel wire.

  34. REMOVE INSTRUMENT PANEL REINFORCEMENT


    1. Remove the 8 bolts and 3 screws, then remove the instrument panel reinforcement.

      A004F70
  35. REMOVE AIR CONDITIONER UNIT ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the 3 bolts and nut, then remove the air conditioner unit.

      A004G0I
  36. REMOVE AIR CONDITIONING HARNESS ASSEMBLY (for LHD)


    1. A004E6L

      Disconnect the connectors and disengage the clamps, then remove the air conditioning harness.

  37. REMOVE AIR CONDITIONING HARNESS ASSEMBLY (for RHD)


    1. A004FWU

      Disconnect the connectors and disengage the clamps, then remove the air conditioning harness.

  38. REMOVE AIR CONDITIONING AMPLIFIER ASSEMBLY


    1. A004FUZ

      Disconnect the connector.

    2. Remove the screw.

    3. Disengage the claw and remove the air conditioning amplifier as shown in the illustration.

  39. REMOVE AIR CONDITIONING RADIATOR ASSEMBLY


    1. A004E9V

      Remove the 3 screws and the air conditioning radiator.

  40. REMOVE COOLER AIR HOSE


    1. A004E4Y

      Remove the cooler air hose.

  41. REMOVE NO. 1 AIR DUCT


    1. A004G83

      Disengage the 3 claws and remove the air duct.

  42. REMOVE NO. 2 AIR DUCT


    1. A004E3N

      Disengage the 3 claws and remove the air duct.